Phoenixville Po­lice re­spond to 65 calls over week­end

The Mercury (Pottstown, PA) - - LOCAL NEWS - Dig­i­tal First Me­dia

PHOENIXVILLE » Phoenixville Po­lice re­sponded to 65 calls for ser­vice be­tween May 11 and May 13. The fol­low­ing is a sum­mary of some of those in­ci­dents as re­ported by po­lice:

• On May 11 at 9:10 a.m., a res­i­dent in the 100 block of Ros­keen Court came to the po­lice sta­tion to re­port some­one stole his car overnight. An of­fi­cer in­formed him that his car was ac­tu­ally towed away.

• On May 11 at 8:38 p.m., po­lice re­sponded to the in­ter­sec­tion of Franklin Av­enue and Van­der­slice Street for a dis­tur­bance on a SEPTA bus. The bus driver stopped be­cause a pas­sen­ger uri­nated in the back of the bus. The pas­sen­ger got off the bus be­fore the po­lice ar­rived. The bus was taken out of ser­vice for clean­ing and 5 pas­sen­gers were trans­ferred to an­other bus.

• On May 12 at 1:00 a.m., po­lice re­sponded to Molly Maguire’s Pub for the re­port of a drunken pa­tron re­fus­ing to leave the bar. When the of­fi­cers ar­rived, the man was stand­ing out­side the bar try­ing to pick a fight with the other cus­tomers. The 23-yearold Pottstown man was ar­rested for pub­lic drunk­en­ness and dis­or­derly con­duct and re­leased when he was sober.

• On May 12 at 1:53 a.m., Of­fi­cer Do­bry was on bike pa­trol near the in­ter­sec­tion of Gay Street and Prospect Street and in­ter­rupted a man who was about to pee on the side­walk. A friend of the man ap­peared and of­fered to let the 21-year-old Pottstown man stay at his house for the night.

• Of­fi­cer Do­bry ob­served a man stum­bling as he walked on the side­walk in the 100 block of Bridge Street on May 12 at 10:04 p.m. The man ap­peared to be ine­bri­ated as he ca­reened into a fence then a light pole and col­lided with a cou­ple that was walk­ing to­ward him. The 59-year-old Up­per Prov­i­dence res­i­dent was ar­rested for pub­lic drunk­en­ness and re­leased to his wife at the po­lice sta­tion.

• A brawl broke out in the 100 block of Bridge Street in­volv­ing two men and a woman on May 13 at 1:50 a.m. The trio con­tin­ued to fight when of­fi­cers ar­rived and they had to be pulled apart. They were each is­sued a sum­mons for dis­or­derly con­duct. One of the men, 30, of Phoenixville, was liquored up so he was ar­rested for pub­lic drunk­en­ness and re­leased when he was sober. The other two, ages 21 and 34 both from Spring City, were re­leased to a friend at the scene.

• On May 13 at 9:06 a.m., the man­ager of McDon­ald’s re­ported that a cus­tomer in a red Subaru Out­back came through the driv­ethru and or­dered his egg McMuf­fin while sip­ping on a can beer. The man left with his or­der be­fore the po­lice ar­rived. The tag came back to a man from Philadel­phia.

• On May 13 at 11:51 a.m., a res­i­dent re­ported that she mis­tak­enly parked in a hand­i­capped space in the unit block of High Street. When she re­turned to her car, she dis­cov­ered that some­one had pelted it with eggs.

• Po­lice re­sponded to the 100 block of Main Street for the re­port of a sus­pi­cious per­son punch­ing a stop sign on May 13 at 8:15 p.m. Of­fi­cer Kar­povich en­coun­tered the man and de­ter­mined that he was hav­ing a men­tal health episode. He was trans­ported to Phoenixville Hos­pi­tal by am­bu­lance for an eval­u­a­tion.

• On May 13 at 8:45 p.m., a cus­tomer pulled a quick-change scam on a cashier at The Food­ery. The man claimed to have paid for his soda with a $20 when in fact the store video re­vealed it was just a $5 bill. Po­lice are try­ing to ID the flim­flam­mer.

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